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Founding Faculty interview with Carlos Pestana, MD


Published 2011


A video history interview with Dr. Carlos Pestana, surgeon and founding faculty member of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Run time 23'28"
Producer Robert Dale Long
Production Company University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Sponsor University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Audio/Visual sound, color

Reviews

Reviewer: tombb - - December 27, 2013
Subject: Thank you
Bless you Dr. Pestana. You were a wonderful teacher and influence in my life and career. (UTHSCSA 1981)
Reviewer: uthsclib - - April 1, 2013
Subject: Contact information
@Sakthivelavan and any other Health Science Center alumni who would like to send a message to Dr Pestana -- please send your message to MedAlumni@uthscsa.edu, along with your contact information, and the Alumni Office will convey the message on your behalf. Thanks!
Reviewer: Sakthivelavan - - March 31, 2013
Subject: I am ecstatic!
There were very few people who had such profound influence on me in my life. He made me like surgery so much! I wish I could meet him and expreess my gratitude or atleast mail him my thoughts. Anybody who can give me his contact information?
Reviewer: Saleemsahir - - March 30, 2011
Subject: Dr Pestana
I graduated from UTHScSA in 1989.I still remember my interview orientation in 1985 when Dr Pestana gave 3 examples of future medical student of which one was a pilot,another one was in a marathon.I still consider myself very lucky that I was accepted to this great school.Dr Pestana was also my attending along with Dr Page in third year.This interview is very good.His opinions and views and optimism is very refreshing.I will tell all my friends to watch this great man.It's his teaching and fatherly concern that all graduates are doing well.Bravo for placing this video for everyone to see.
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